Wye Mills, MD 21679 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21679: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wye Mills, MD 21679

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Talbot County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.881, Longitude -75.831
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21679 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Queen Annes, Talbot).

  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 61
  • Residential Addresses: 181
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 181

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Wye Mills, MD 21679 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 502
Daytime Population: Workers 589
Daytime Population: Residents 225
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 814
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.62
Population in Households 502
Population in Familes 435
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 56
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $61,398
Average Household Income $88,770
Per Capita Income $32,714


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $370,000
Average Home Value $386,149


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% 0.04%
Households 0.15% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   5.48%
Per Capita Income   4.11%

Wye Mills, MD 21679 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21679 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 393 14th
Population Density # 405 11th
Diversity Index # 315 31st
Median Household Income # 316 31st
Per Capita Income # 270 41st

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